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19 Oct 2017 - Domestic and International Moving Services

Whether you're moving across the country or overseas, the responsibilities of a moving company do not change - in all cases, customers would be...


09 Oct 2017 - Cost of giving birth in Singapore as an expat

Singapore has long been one of the top destinations for expats and their families. With a robust economy, a variety of industries, a wealth of...


02 Oct 2017 - Celebrating the Mid-Autumn Festival

Celebrated by families across many parts of Asia on the 15th day of the 8th lunar month, the mid-autumn festival will arrive on 4 October this...


25 Sep 2017 - Legends of the Mid-autumn Festival

As one of the most prominent festivals in the Chinese cultural calendar, it’s only fitting that the Mid-autumn Festival should have a tale...


19 Sep 2017 - Unusual Drinks in Singapore

When you’re slurping down a steaming bowl of your favourite laksa, with beads of sweat rolling down the sides of your face and your shirt...


13 Sep 2017 - The Most Frightening Places to Visit in Singapore

Now that Halloween is round the corner, many people may be starting to shop around for costumes and to decorate their houses with...


05 Sep 2017 - Traditions of the Hungry Ghost Festival

On 5 September 2017, the Ghost Festival (also known as Zhong Yuan Jie) will take place. The festival falls on the 15th day of the seventh lunar...


04 Sep 2017 - Getting ready for your nifty fifties: tips for healthy ageing

Taking care of yourself when you’re getting into your later working years is important. You might be coming up to retirement or you might...


02 Sep 2017 - Orthodontic care and your dental insurance in Singapore

Whether you’re looking to improve your smile or fix the positioning of your jaws, correcting your orthodontic condition as early as possible...


29 Aug 2017 - Mid-Autumn Festival Mooncakes

Held on the 15th day of the 8th lunar month, the Mid-Autumn Festival encourages people to spend time with their family, as well as to take time to...


22 Aug 2017 - Seventh-Month Superstitions in Singapore

The seventh month in Singapore is a truly special one. It does not refer to July but rather, the August to September period when the seventh lunar...


16 Aug 2017 - The High-Tech Healthcare of Singapore

Singapore has earned its reputation as the most technologically advanced city in the world. It boasts impressive innovations in both private...


11 Aug 2017 - The Best Things To Do With Your Family in Singapore

With its clean, modern, and excitingly urban environment, it’s not hard to see why Singapore is fast becoming one of the top holiday...


08 Aug 2017 - Introduction to CPF for Singapore Permanent Residents

With one of the lowest corporate tax and personal income tax rates in the world, Singapore attracts people from all over the world to live and work...


02 Aug 2017 - Stunning Bridges in Singapore

Bridges are everywhere in Singapore but these practical structures remain sorely overlooked by many. These humble structures are adored by artists...


27 Jul 2017 - How To Spend Your Weekends In Singapore

If you’re looking to relocate to Singapore, you’ll no doubt have a host of questions you’ll want to answer before you commit to...


25 Jul 2017 - How To Ship Goods To Singapore From Anywhere In The World

Singapore has become an increasingly popular destination to relocate to, for a variety of work opportunities and an improved quality of life. The...


18 Jul 2017 - Singapore: The Expat Choice

I have lived in Singapore for over 3 years now, and I love this city despite the hot weather, the cost of living being very high, or the fact that...


12 Jul 2017 - Sexually Transmitted Diseases in Singapore: What expats should know

Singapore is a great place to live for expats. If you’re here, you probably share this sentiment. The excitement of moving to a premiere...


05 Jul 2017 - The best wine regions in Europe

While we all know Europe to be a fantastic place to visit when it comes to offering culinary delights, there are still some people out there who...




   

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Re: 2nd PR application rejected profile sharing

I also got my 2nd rejection this year. I applied March 2019 and received rejection on Jan 2020.

1st application was on 2016 easily rejected after 2 months.

My profile:
29, filipino-chinese, f, 5yrs of working in railways

Posted in PR, Citizenship, Passes & Visas for Foreigners

Re: Police froze my bank accounts


I am struggling with this since last week and will need to know the following.

There is this guy that Post a job on LinkedIn saying that there is this easy PA job to do and told interested applicants to telegram him. Because i .....

Posted in 20's Club

Re: Average salaries in Singapore


How much do you earn for digital marketing executive in Singapore? Can anyone give me a clue?


What is a "digital marketing executive"?

Posted in Careers & Jobs in Singapore

Would you order food with others nearby to save on delivery costs?

I have ordered a few times from apps since wfh but the delivery fee is so painful, I've taken up cooking, but let's just say rice and sauce everyday gets old fast. Instead of trying to shift the additional cost around riders/stalls/app, why not just spread it among the people ordering?

A bit of .....

Posted in Entertainment, Leisure & Sports

Re: PR Chances for Indian couple

Thanks. Honestly, I’m not very hopeful either. Do you think it will help if we re-apply after a year or so? I don’t anticipate a major upgrade to our profiles by then - perhaps a promotion for us both and a corresponding salary hike.

Posted in PR, Citizenship, Passes & Visas for Foreigners